Building computer software since 1999
The Vintage Software Engineer
Published 9 Feb 2023
I tend to scoff at new things now. Perhaps unfairly, but it seems like new things were a bigger deal when I was learning the ropes back in 1999–2010 ish.
Gear Inventory for a Winter Great Range Traverse
Published 23 Feb 2018
I learned a lot during my preparation, training, and practice for the Adirondack Great Range Traverse. Here I go through my gear decision making process and review how it turned out.
A Winter Traverse of the Adirondack Great Range
Published 20 Feb 2018
A crazy idea to test the limits of moving quickly over rugged Adirondack wilderness terrain in the Winter. I pulled it off and learned a lot about myself and the mountains in the process.
Solve Big Problems and Get a Multiple on Your Engineering Efforts
Published 22 Aug 2016
One thing I’ve noticed in the past decade of working with software engineers is a reluctance work on valuable problems because of a bias toward working on only the 'easy' scalable ones.